Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Northern Trust has launched the first commercial deployment of blockchain technology for private equity fund administration. The firm is partnering with IBM for technology development, which works off of the Hyperledger Fabric. Hyperledger is an open-source bloc
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Jeff Seymour, Engineer. Investment Advisor. Greedometer algo inventor, writes on Harvest Exchange:
The past 7 weeks (first 7 weeks of this year)
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A survey by Context Summits Miami showed that nearly 72% of institutional investors and family offices plan to raise their allocations to alternative asset managers this year, suggesting continued strong demand for the industry.
"As many large, brand name f
From Christen Thomson, Citigate Dewe Rogerson: Reading some of the mainstream financial press, you would be forgiven for thinking that the hedge fund business model is dead. One august news organisation headlined one particularly gloomy story, "The Golden Era of Hedge Funds Draws to a Close With
By Alex Gavrish, Etalon Investment Research .
Alex Gavrish explains why best investments are just like good stories or movies: with three-part structure, important turning points, intrigue, drama, and surprises.
Over past few year
John Huber from Saber Capital Management writes on Harvest Exchange:
Buffett talks a lot about the concept he calls the "institutional imperative". In his 1
By: Thomas Walek
President-elect Donald Trump's precedent-shattering approach to press relations has set a new tone in the media.
Executives and business leaders from all industry sectors who sit for interviews should know that they will now face a more aggressive "and defensive&quo
Ryan Morris, President at Meson Capital Partners, writes on Harvest Exchange:
The term activist investor is by no means a uniform character, there are as many
This article was authored by Alex Gavrish, founder and CEO of Etalon Investment Research, and author of "Story Investing" .
Hedge Fund Tales
Zurich / New York, December 5, 2016 – Jon Jonsson, Senior Portfolio Manager Global Fixed Income at Neuberger Berman
Our first thoughts on the Italian referendum result.
The decision by the Italian electorate to vote No in yesterday’s referendum on constitutional reform has numer
Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft Partners
CalPERS was the first high profile public pension to pull out of hedge funds, and was followed a year and a half later by one of the New York City retirement plans. Recently, the number of public pension funds exiting or reducing t
By John Dolfin, CFA Chief Investment Officer and Christopher Maxey,
CAIA, Senior Portfolio Manager of Steben & Company:
Managed futures have become an alternative asset class that is widely
used by investors seeking overall portfolio diversification and absolute
returns independent of the
From Bloomberg.com: Kuwait Investment Authority is set to name Farouk Bastaki as managing director, replacing Bader Al Saad who ran the world's fifth-largest sovereign wealth fund for 14 years, a person familiar with the matter said. The KIA, as the fund is known, is finalizing the appointment, said
From Moneyweek.com: "In the long run we are all dead." Lex in the Financial Times reached for the famous quote from John Maynard Keynes in January when, after a long and unforgiving decline, the clock finally appeared to be running out on Sears, the iconic US department store group. Yet the group's
Hedge funds quit Aberdeen shorts as shares begin to recover
From Investmentweek.co.uk: The last two hedge funds to short Aberdeen Asset Management have removed their positions, as the fund group's shares begin to show signs of recovery after a difficult few years. According to the Financ
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Latin America (+7.04%), high yield (5.63%), and Asia-Pacific (+5.06%) strategies dominated hedge fund performance in January, data provider Hennesee Fund Research said. The bottom three strategies for the mont
Hedge funds loading up on this dividend stock
From Incomeinvestors.com: Hedge funds are backing up the truck on Cameco Corp stock. Billionaire Jim Simons owns 389,000 shares. Other Wall Street titans - including Ray Dalio, Ken Griffin, and Chuck Royce - have been quietly building positio
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Near Term Trend: PositiveFriday’s Close: 5,226.69 (+ 11.15)UPDATE: The Index continues to post new highs.It’s extremely overextended and we expect profit taking, but thus far no signs of investors relenting at this time.
Near Term Trend: Positive
Friday’s Close: 5,226.69 (+ 11.15)
UPDATE: The Index continues to post new highs.
It’s extremely overextended and we expect profit taking, but thus far no signs of investors relenting at this time.